5 Hottest Magazine Stories of the Week Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share via Email Posted by Next Issue on December 19, 2011 1. Ding dong, Kim Jong Il is gone! Time Magazine – The iconography of a “dear leader”. 2. The New Yorker’s Christopher Buckley pays tribute to his long time friend, the late, great Christopher Hitchens. 3. Entertainment Weekly PopWatch – James Franco seems to be reinventing his career, yet again! This time writing fiction for Esquire. 4. It’s a year end list of moments and memories at Fitness. Who can forget the DWTS weight loss plan? 5. And while we are speaking of diets – Better Homes and Gardens has a great spread on Holiday treats! Not very low calorie, but let’s just save that for the New Year, okay?